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Today to Fri 18 May, by distance, closest first.    

More details - West Oak - Open Garden for NGS
An informal garden of approx ¾ acre with open countryside on two sides. It consists of lawns and shrubs with perennial planting including some mature trees.There is a herb garden, greenhouse, vegetable gardens with soft fruit, and small orchard with chickens.
West Oak, Bedford
Sun 22 Apr

More details - Townsend Farmhouse - Open Garden for NGS
A tree lined driveway with young specimens and mature broad leaves rising above swathes of spring bulbs. Planted for year round interest, the cottage-garden style herbaceous borders are filled with early perennials in June. Hydrangeas, dahlias and asters flourish in September.
Townsend Farmhouse, Bedford
Sun 22 Apr

More details - Ampthill Antique and Vintage Fair
Ampthill Antique and Vintage Fair is held on the last Sunday of each month (except August and November). There is ample off road parking. 32 stalls selling china, books, furniture, coins, cigarette cards, silver, model trains, vintage clothing, dress jewellery, gold etc. Refreshments by "Crumbs"
Parkside Hall, Woburn Street, Ampthill, Beds
Sun 29 Apr

More details - Treasures of the Library and Afternoon Tea
Enjoy a private view of some of the treasures housed within Woburn Abbey’s extensive library collection. The viewing will take place in the Holland Library, normally only open 3 days a week and used as the family’s principal drawing room.
Woburn Abbey and Gardens
Fri 18 May

More details - Jonathan Moseley's Cutting Garden
We are delighted to welcome Jonathan Moseley to Woburn Abbey again to present this new seasonal study day. Jonathan has been working professionally with flowers for over 20 years.
Woburn Abbey and Gardens
Fri 18 May

More details - Antiques and Collectors Fair- Dunstable leisure centre
Looking for something to do Bank Holiday Monday? Dunstable Rotary Club are holding their Charity Fundraising ’Antiques and collectors Fair, at the Houghton Regis Leisure Centre. Lots of stalls to come and browse and maybe pick up a bargain. Many genres covered by a wide range of stall holders.
Houghton Regis leisure centre, Parkside drive, Houghton Regis
Mon 7 May

More details - A Traditional Village Fete at Clophill MK45 4BE
On Saturday 12th May 2018, St Mary’s Church Clophill is once again holding a traditional Fete in the Church Grounds. Lots of stalls, exhibitions, music and many sideshows for the children to enjoy with refreshments served (lunches, tea and coffee) and a barbeque.
St Mary’s Church grounds, High Street, Clophill
Sat 12 May

More details - Woburn Wine Weekend
Arrive on Friday, 18th May and stay for two nights’ in one of our well appointed executive bedrooms On the Friday evening enjoy a wine tasting, with a canapés reception followed by a three course meal with wines selected to complement each course, this evening will be hosted by George Atkinson-Clark MD of
The Woburn Hotel, George Street, Woburn
Fri 18 May to Sun 20 May

More details - Earth Day Open Day
To celebrate Earth Day we will be opening up the Eco Lodge site to anyone who would like to come and have a go at some wilderness crafts. Open to all ages! This free afternoon will take place on 22nd April from 1pm to 4pm.
Clophill Eco Lodges, Old Church Path, Clophill
Sun 22 Apr

More details - Sunday Afternoon Cafe & Tower Tours
On the last Sunday of every month, and special occasions such as Valentine’s or Father’s Day, we open our Nest as a Cafe and serve hot & cold drinks as well as delicious homemade cakes. Tea, Coffee, Hot Chocolate & Soft Drinks are all available and our cakes change weekly.
Clophill Eco Lodges, Old Church Path, Clophill
Sun 29 Apr

More details - Houghton Regis Art Trail
Take part in a fun family Art Trail around Houghton Regis! Find the 7 letters, write them into your trail map, unscramble and send your answers to Full House to be entered into a free prize draw!
Houghton Regis Library Tithe Houghton Regis
Today to Sun 27 May

More details - Hitchin Brass Band Annual Spring Concert
The award winning Hitchin Brass Band return for their Annual Spring extravaganza, in aid of the Tibbs Dementia Foundation, with Musical Director Graham Chambers.
Forest Centre, Station Road, Marston Moretaine
Sat 21 Apr

More details - Pamper Evening
TREAT YOURSELF Enjoy a glass of Prosecco on arrival and treat yourself to an evening of pampering and relaxation. With stalls offering a variety of treatments from massages, to manicures; tarot readings to eyebrow threading.
Forest Centre
Fri 27 Apr

More details - Ed Sheeran Tribute
Dan East is the closest thing you’re going to get to Ed Sheeran himself - from the loop pedals, to the perfect vocals, Dan will knock your socks off (at a fraction of the price of seeing the real Ed Sheeran!) Doors 7pm Show start 8pm approx (with a 30 minute interval) Food served from 7pm - 8pm
Forest Centre
Fri 4 May

More details - Dawn Chorus Bird Walk
We’ll be looking and listening out for black caps, nightingales, song thrushes, terns, warblers and (hopefully) turtle doves on this guided walk around the Millennium Country Park. Afterwards, we’ll stop in the Lakeside Cafe for a cooked breakfast, included in the price.
Forest Centre, Station Road, Marston Moretaine
Sat 5 May

More details - Sunday Stroll
A guided walk led by our Volunteers around the Millennium Country Park. We’ll be using surfaced paths so the walk is suitable for buggies and wheelchairs but make sure you dress appropriately for the weather and wear sensible footwear, just in case!
Forest Centre, Station Road, Marston Moretaine
Sun 6 May

More details - Dawn Chorus Bird Walk for Late Risers
A slightly later alternative to our Dawn Chorus Walk. We’ll be looking and listening out for black caps, nightingales, song thrushes, terns, warblers and (hopefully) turtle doves on this guided walk around the Millennium Country Park.
Forest Centre, Station Road, Marston Moretaine
Sat 12 May

More details - Try sailing in May with RYA Push the Boat Out
Are you looking for a new way to get outdoors and active or find something you can enjoy together with the family? If the answer is yes, Stewartby Water Sports Club in is inviting you and your family to come and try sailing for free on 12th May.
Stewartby Water Sports Club, Green Lane, Stewartby
Sat 12 May

More details - Beginners Birdsong
Wildlife Trust BCN South Beds local group walk. Join us for an early morning spring walk on Blows Downs nature reserve with CBC Senior Countryside Officer Steve Halton. The focus of this walk will be to learn the art of identifying birds by their calls and song.
Blows Downs Reserve, Skimpot Roundabout entrance
Sun 29 Apr

More details - Pawsome Afternoon Tea
Our Paw-some Afternoon Tea is a great excuse to get together with your friends, family, colleagues and school mates, to indulge in some tasty treats all to raise money for the thousands of unwanted cats and kittens ...
Lakeview Village Hall, Wixams
Sat 28 Apr

More details - What The Floyd- The Music of Pink Floyd
Combining superb musicianship, the latest technology and a blazing light show, What the Floyd recreate the sounds of the legendary Pink Floyd. The band prides itself on meticulous attention to sonic detail and breathtaking, energetic performances. See more info at whatthefloyd.com
Luton Library Theatre, St George’s Square, Luton
Fri 4 May

More details - Jazz Jam Luton
Focus on Jazz Jam Sunday 6th May 2018! Our monthly Jazz Jam is getting busier and buzzier by the month so come join us! Jam with our wonderful House Band or relax over a bevvy or 3 and enjoy an afternoon of great music with a bunch of lovely people. All Musicians, Singers and Music Lovers welcome!
The Bear Club, Mill Yard, 24a Guildford Street, Luton
Sun 6 May

More details - Tenors Un Limited - ‘In Concert with Tenors Un Limited Celebrating 15 Years’
TENORS Un LIMITED is proud to present their newest touring show. Throughout 2018 the guys will tour UK theatres and concert halls performing works from their previous albums and tours as well as new repertoire. This concert series combines the rich vocal harmonies for which Tenors Un Limited are known.
The Stables, Stockwell Ln, Wavendon, Milton Keynes
Sat 28 Apr

More details - Dunstable Downs and the Whipsnade Estate - 50 Things Club
On the first Sunday of every month we hold a ’50 Things to do before you are 11 ’ event. There will be a variety of activiities from the ’50 Things’ handbook, depending on the weather. Come along and join in to add another sticker to your record.
Dunstable Downs and the Whipsnade Estate, Dunstable Road, Whipsnade,
Sun 6 May

More details - Duke of Burgundy butterfly walk
Join a member of our countryside team to look for the rare and elusive Duke of Burgundy on Dunstable Downs. Join the Rangers to discover some of the butterflies that make their home on the Downs.
National Trust - Chiltern gateway Centre
Sat 12 May

More details - Circus Wonderland
Britain’s most magical circus is arriving in Leighton Buzzard with high flying acrobats, jugglers and clowns promising fun for all the family.
Pages Park, Billington Road, Leighton Buzzard
Today to Sun 29 Apr

More details - St Mary's Garage Trail Sale
Come to Eaton Bray Village Hall between 11am and 3pm and collect a map identifying addresses in the village where Garage Sales are taking place. 20 GARAGES will be open Refreshments will be served in the Hall where plants, cakes, bric-a-brac, books etc will also be on sale.
Eaton Bray Village Hall
Sat 21 Apr

More details - FF&R present Alden Patterson & Dashwood + Natalie & Jeremy
Norwich based folk / Americana trio Alden, Patterson and Dashwood weave rich vocal harmonies along with fiddle, dobro, guitar and mandolin within beautifully written original songs and melodies.
The College Arms Bar, College Road, Cranfield, Beds
Today

More details - Milton Keynes City Orchestra Concert
20th April at The Venue with Italian pianist Gabriele Baldocci , now living in MK, playing Chopin’s Piano Concerto No.2 in a programme also featuring Mozart, Stravinsky and Glinka. Tickets £25 £ 10 and £5 for under 18’s and students mkco.org
The Venue Walton High, Fyfield Barrow Milton Keynes
Today

More details - Yarnies
A social group for anyone who likes to knit, crochet or stitch. We meet at the Balcony Bar, Venue 360, Gypsy Lane, Luton, LU1 3JH. www.venue360.co.uk. There is plenty of free parking and Luton Parkway station is 5 mins walk away. We meet on the second Wednesday of each month at 7.30pm.
We meet at the Balcony Bar, Venue 360, Gypsy Lane, Luton, . www.venue360.co.uk.
Wed 9 May

More details - HCC Charity Sale
Join HCC’s first Charity Sale and grab some amazing bargains whilst helping raise money for the amazing Mission Moldova project.
Hitchin Christian Centre, Bedford Road, Hitchin
Sat 21 Apr

More details - Zumba Class
6.15pm. A Fun Zumba Class for all ages and abilities, burn 1200 calories if you want to. Lots of Laughing and Smiling. Easy to follow routines, great for beginners, any age or ability welcome, lights are turned down, Music on, Disco lights on, great fun workout. Exercise without realising you are exercising.
Hitchin Baptist Church hall, Upper Tilehouse St. Hitchin
Mon 23 Apr

More details - Talk: Maps For Family Historians
Maps are one of the most significant aids when plotting where ancestors lived, particularly in cities. In this talk to members of Buckinghamshire Family History Society, Alan Ruston will discuss what is available online as well as in record offices.
Methodist Church Hall, Queensway, Bletchley, Milton Keynes
Wed 2 May

More details - Massive Second-hand Book Sale for Charity
RSPCA Hertfordshire East Branch are holding another of its popular second-hand book events at its charity shop in Hitchin. Thousands of quality books will be on offer representing all genres, fiction, non-fiction and lots of children’ s to suit all ages. We will also have plenty of DVDs and CDs.
19 Churchyard, Hitchin
Sun 29 Apr

More details - Beds & Herts Fuchsia Society
The fuchsia society has a talk on Mr. Laurel and Mr. Hardy given by Steve Dimmer. This should be an enjoyable, jolly evening. We are now sorry to inform you that this talk has had to be CANCELLED due to Steve Dimmer’s hospital appointment.
The Pavilion, Groveside, Henlow
Thu 26 Apr

More details - Close Cottage - Open Garden for NGS
The 3 acre garden at Close Cottage is 16 yrs old and encompasses a formal terraced garden, orchard and paddock. The garden is laid to lawn and planted with a wide variety of shrubs, bulbs and perennials.
Close Cottage, Leighton Buzzard
Sun 6 May

More details - Ascott - Open Garden for NGS
Combining Victorian formality with early C20 natural style and recent plantings to lead it into the C21, with a recently completed garden designed by Jacques and Peter Wirtz who designed the gardens at Alnwick Castle, and also a Richard Long sculpture.
Ascott, Leighton Buzzard
Mon 7 May

More details - Allegri String Quartet concert
Programme includes:- Mozart: String Quartet No 18 in A major K464 Szymanowski: String Quartet No 1 Op 37 Grieg: String Quartet No 1 in G minor Op 27 Admission price includes programme Free parking on site Licensed bar
Benslow Music Trust Ibberson Way
Today

More details - Lunchtime talks with Tricia Thompson
We’ll Meet Again: The Life and Music of Dame Vera Lynn Thurs 17 May 2018, 1pm A Lunchtime Talk with Tricia Thompson Tickets £15 Born on 20 March 1917 Vera Lynn began her performing career at the age of 7.
Benslow Music Trust Benslow Lane
Thu 17 May

More details - Bingham String Quartet concert
Programme includes:- Wolf: Italian Serenade Respighi: String Quartet “Dorico" Bartók: String Quartet No 1 in A minor Admission price includes programme Free parking on site Licensed bar
Benslow Music Trust Ibberson Way
Fri 18 May

More details - Afternoon Tea (April)
Treat yourself to a wonderful home-baked afternoon tea in the grand setting of The House at Shuttleworth. Formerly the home of the Shuttleworth family The House will be open for viewing, with room stewards on hand to tell you more about the history of the family and Old Warden park. Pre-book only.
The House at Shuttleworth, Old Warden Park, Nr Biggleswade
Sun 22 Apr

More details - Parkland Tour
Join us for a walk through time around the parkland of the Shuttleworth Estate. Learn about its historical features and uses as well as its modern day management and preservation. Please note, this is a two hour walk for competent walkers.
The House, Shuttleworth, Old Warden Park
Wed 25 Apr

More details - Coffee Morning
In aid of the Children’s Air Ambulance Appeal. This worthwhile organisation receives no Government money. It relies entirely on the generosity of the public- people like us. There will be coffee and cakes, a Bring and Buy Stall and a raffle. Please come along to support this venture. Bring your friends!
Freeman Church Hall, Buckingham Rd, Bletchley, Milton Keynes (Just round the corner from Bletchley Railway Station)
Sat 5 May

More details - Great Modern Architects: WEA Day School
The course, led by Keith Hasted, will investigate the life and work of key architects of the modern era, picking out representative buildings to display their achievements. The work of Frank Lloyd Wright and of Charles Rennie Mackintosh will be set against the influential work of Mies van der Rohe and Le Corbusier.
Rectory Cottages, Church Green Road, Bletchley, Milton Keynes
Sat 5 May

More details - Season Premiere and RAF Centenary
Shuttleworth’s Season Premiere this year is proud to be part of the RAF 100 celebrations marking the Centenary of the Royal Air Force (RAF) throughout 2018.
Shuttleworth
Sun 6 May

More details - P.B's Antiques & Collectables Fair
P.B’s Antiques & Collectables Fair in association with St Paul’s Church Bedford is a fund raising Church event. We have sellers with a wide variety of items including Coins, Glass, China, Pottery, some old Toys, Postcards, Books, Brass, Copper, Curios and lots of lovely Jewellery, small furniture items.
St Pauls Church St Pauls Square BEDFORD
Sat 21 Apr

More details - That 80s Rock Show
’That 80s Rock Show’ is a theatre show, performed by a 100% live 6 piece band playing all the biggest anthems and power ballads from the 1980s. Relive the decade that taste forgot with this high energy, fun, tongue in cheek family friendly show.
Bedford Corn Exchange 13 St Paul’s Square
Sat 28 Apr

More details - Bedford: Passion & Poetry
Christoph Altstaedt conducts the Philharmonia Orchestra in a programme featuring Wagner’s Siegfried Idyll, arias and excerpts from Massenet’s Cendrillon and Verdi’s La traviata, As well as Liszt’s Les Préludes.
Bedford Corn Exchange 13 St Paul’s Square
Wed 9 May

More details - Charity sale
Our monthly charity sales are a great place to source that bargain or knick-knack you have always been looking for.
Beds and Northants MS Therapy Centre, 155 Barkers Lane, Bedford.
Sat 21 Apr

More details - Mentmore Village Plant Sale-Saturday 21st April 2018 12-4pm
Hello All, We hope that you will be able to come to the annual Mentmore Village Hall SPRING PLANT SALE which will be held on the Mentmore Village Green on: SATURDAY 21st APRIL, 12pm – 4pm. We plan to have at least 10 nurseries booked to attend and we will have a local village garden stand.
Mentmore Village Green-
Sat 21 Apr